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bandera-espanaEl TC rechaza el recurso del PSOE a la Ley de Propiedad Intelectual     

Fuente: El Economista

27 de febrero, 2018

-España-

El Tribunal Constitucional (TC) rechazó ayer el recurso de inconstitucionalidad presentado por el Grupo Parlamentario Socialista contra la reforma de la Ley de Propiedad Intelectual, llevada a cabo en 2014. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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derecho_01Supreme Court holds Congress may retroactively take property into trust for Native American tribes              

Source: Jurist

February 27, 2018

-United States-

[JURIST] A plurality of the US Supreme Court [official website] on Tuesday held [opinion, PDF] that Congress possesses the legislative powers to retroactively immunize the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) from suit for taking property into trust for the benefit of Native American tribes. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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usaSupreme Court declines to hear DACA case     

Source: Jurist

February 27, 2018

-United States-

[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] on Monday declined [order list, PDF] to hear an expedited appeal [JURIST report] of a ruling that blocked the Department of Justice (DOJ) from cancelling [JURIST Report] the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

Derechos Constitucional / Constitucional Law

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derecho_02Supreme Court holds detained immigrants have no right to periodic bond hearings  

Source: Jurist

February 27, 2018

-United States-

[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] on Tuesday held 5-3 [opinion, PDF] that Chapter 12 of Title 8 of the US Code [text, PDF] does not afford detained immigrants, including permanent residents, “the right to periodic bond hearings” and that the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit [official website] misapplied the canon of constitutional avoidance [Cornell LII backgrounder] in imposing an implicit six-month time limit on an alien’s detention under chapter 12. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

Derecho Constitucional / Constitucional Law

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belgicaBelgium court rules against Facebook in privacy case 

Source: Jurist

February 19, 2018

[JURIST] The Belgian Court of First Instance ruled against Facebook [corporate website] Friday, stating that the company is in violation of Belgium’s privacy laws by placing tracking codes, commonly referred to as “cookies,” on third-party websites.

The court found in favor of the Commission for the Protection of Privacy (CPP) [official website], Belgium’s privacy watchdog, which issued a statement [press release, in French] outlining the decision and the requirements that have been imposed on Facebook: Leer el resto de esta entrada »

Derecho Constitucional / Constitucional Law

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usaSupreme Court rejects victims’ claims to collect damages from Iran   

Source: Jurist

February 22, 2018

-United States-

 [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] on Wednesday declined to allow [opinion, PDF] victims of a terrorist attack to collect damages from Iran through attaching government property present in the US. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

Constitucional Law

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health careOregon lawmakers approve bill to make health care a constitutional right      

Source: Jurist

February 14, 2018

-United States-

[JURIST] Oregon’s House of Representatives [official website] on Tuesday approved a bill to amend the constitution [text, PDF] to make access to health care a fundamental right.

The amendment would add a section to the state’s constitution that reads: “It is the obligation of the state to ensure that every resident of Oregon has access to cost-effective, medically appropriate and affordable health care as a fundamental right.” Leer el resto de esta entrada »